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How Does Orwell Create A Dystopia

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I chose to read 1984 because I had previously read Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and was interested in what George Orwell’s dystopia consisted of. Would technology influence the dystopia? Would the novel apply to us today? I wondered if Orwell was able to recognize and accurately predict the direction humanity is heading in. (Spoiler alert: he does.) After reading the novel, it is apparent that Orwell’s message to the world is that if the way in which we live does not change soon, one day in the near future we will all act as the civilians in this novel did. We will be the thoughtless robots who devote their lives to obeying Big Brother. In a totalitarian government, the people are controlled in every conceivable way. The same is true in
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